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Mar 18, 2013 12:30am PDT
the markets are in a bubble right now, and that the economy is recovering. >> we still have a lot of work to do. but there doesn't seem to be any push to create a crisis over the debt limit or over shutting down the government. i think that's helpful. we've had economic data come out for quite a while now showing that we have a resilient economy that is growing. >> retail sales were growing. they came in better than expected for the month of february, rising 1.1%, the best numbers since september. analysts were concerned about the impact of gasoline prices and the increase in the payroll tax for us, but consumers are still spending money. important because that makes up about 70% of america's economic growth. and if you're looking for something new to buy, samsung will be happy to oblige. introducing its new galaxy 4 smartphone this week. the phone features a five-inch screen, a larger battery and a screen you don't have to touch, but just hover your fingers over. samsung is apple's main competition in the smartphone market. >>> well, the markets setting new records almost every day, and
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Mar 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
in washington. is something going to get done this year, and would a balanced budget hurt the economy? joining me for debate, the republican wlip in the house, kevin mccarthy, and the top democrat on the budget committee, congressman chris van hollen. >> we'll talk about the future of the republican party, and republican governor scott walker of wisconsin will join the conversation. walker of wisconsin will join the conversation. [ kate ] many women may not be absorbing the calcium they take as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. licking the cream off these oreo cookies. that's stupid. you're wasting the best part. shuh, says the man without a helicopter. wait, don't go! [ male announcer ] choose your side at oreo.com. to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories. ♪ to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. ♪ and harness our technology for new energy solutions. [ female annou
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Mar 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
at the hp pavilion ahead of tomorrow's slate of games. >> the fans equal a win for san jose's economy. monte francis live in san jose where you spoke to downtown businesses with more on the economic impact. good morning, monte. >> marla, good morning. in 2010, this tournament generated about $20 million for san jose's economy. expectations this time around are just as high. as you said, college basketball fans from across the country flying into san jose for the tournament. hotels, bars, restaurants in downtown san jose are hoping to recover some of the money they lost with nhl lockout this past season. we're told right now many hotels in san jose are fully booked. when it comes to ncaa's impact on the local economy, there is a trickle down effect. the ceo of the san jose silicon valley chamber of commerce says when the hotels are booked, that translates to more revenue for restaurants, bars, and cafes. >> the expectations are always high. obviously the economic impact can vary. i think the numbers we heard from 2010 were about $20 million in economic impact. so whenever you can bring people
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Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
tourism economy is such a big deal for shore towns, seaside has vowed to be up and open for business on the boardwalk this coming summer. we are back with our monday making a difference report after this. an extraordinary group on the go setting its sights on helping a lot of kids. >>> finally tonight here we have an uplifting making a difference report. tonight from los angeles where things are now looking a lot better for a lot of kids. that's because of the efforts of some caring folks helping kids whose families can't afford the eyeglasses they need, giving them a chance to see and learn and thrive. our making a difference report tonight from nbc's miguel almaguer. >> reporter: for these kids, this bus is a sight for sore eyes. >> this is going to be exciting. >> who gets to go first? >> reporter: an eye clinic on wheels built by vision to learn that provides free eye exams and glasses to students in low-income communities. >> perfect. don't move. >> reporter: fifth grader dina ventura hasn't seen clearly since kindergarten. dina is one of 34 students getting tested at her school
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Mar 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and a bad economy. that hurts the employment base. the downward trend stretches from the once industrial ohio valley through the plains to parts of california. city of new york reported an all-time population peak of 8.3 million people. for the first time in 60 years, more people moved into new york than moved out. >>> more numbers from the cdc. most americans now admit to talking on their cell phones while driving. a third of us admit to texting or e-mailing while at the wheel. mostly young drivers they say, but the rates of usage here are much higher than in europe. >>> the chinese government asked the people of china to try to stop using disposable chopsticks. they go through 80 billion pair of them every year in china. it's a burden for the nation's forests supplying all the wood. >>> in an unrelated story, the world economic forum is out with the list of unfriendliest nations for world travellers. the top three, bolivia, venezuela, and russia. we posted the entire list including where china ranks on our website tonight. >>> we are back with our making a difference report. doctors sa
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Mar 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
investments. take control of your personal economy. >>> the numbers in a survey from the last year 2012 show just 14% of american workers felt they had enough money to retire comfortably. there are good reasons behind that number. americans are living longer for starters. a lot of things including health care cost more and financial markets have been so volatile over the past decade. so a major worry for an entire generation now heading into retirement is how to make savings last long enough. as nbc's chris jansing reports the rules and the math are changing. >> no more hurry. no more pressure. >> reporter: used to be hard work with and company loyalty were rewarded with the good life. >> what with my retirement plan and a few dollars i'd saved, i didn't have a thing to worry about. >> how many are going on these? >> 55. >> reporter: for an increasing number of older americans, that lifestyle is no more than a dream. >> retirement used to be 10 years, now it can be 30 years. that means your money has to last a lot longer. >> reporter: it didn't last nearly long enough for 75-year-old peggy w
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Mar 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
passenger ship is expected to inject about $1 million into the economy every time it comes into port. >> really like the convenience of having it in our home city. that way, we don't have to worry about a hotel the night before or how we are going to get to the cruise terminal. yeah, it worked well. >> the ship will carry 100,000 passengers over the next year. >>> it's been in stationary orbit for more than two years. san francisco's beloved rocket ship insulation is about to blast off. it was originally supposed to stay for a year. the port said 2 1/2 years. it's great for gatherings and photos. people making jokes about it. they have not decided what is going to replace that. >> it's nice. we check in with mindy with sports comcast. what's going on? >> lots going on. nice to see you. the 49ers finding a missing piece to their super bowl puzzle. first, spring training baseball hits a home stretch. we'll show you which giants and as are getting into shape. >>> signing a lucrative five-year deal with the buccaneers. the 49ers had a big hole to fill in their top-rated defense. they app
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
on iran still have not pushed their economy to unrest that would lead to collapse. >>> spring arrived earlier in tokyo. it's a sight for our winter weary eyes. cherry blossom blooming ten days ahead of schedule. the annual symbol of new beginnings and fresh starts arrived early this year thanks to a remarkably warm march. it's the earliest sighting since 2002. looks great. >>> and closer to home, a good time during a day of peace, paws and music. thousands of canines and their companions came out to the weekend woofstock fair in the florida keys. the event is held to promote dog adoptions and these pups put on their best showing, chasing, racing, jumping and splashing for the cameras. i might adopt one, too, after seeing these guys. >>> don't try this at home or anywhere else for that matter. you would think flying through the air in wing suits is dangerous enough by itself, but two daredevils took it to a new level. the pair well known for high risk jumps. the pair are well known for their high-risk jumps. that's scary, man. couldn't you be off by a couple feet and -- >> yeah, you do
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Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
housing economy and these are good times for the south bay and now we have march madness on top of it. the games of course here at hp pavilion but ripple effects will be felt throughout downtown san jose. welcome to the ground floor of march madness. literally. crews hammering in the basketball court that will host teams from around the country here at hp pavilion while the cooking staff is prepared to handle the rush of basketball players, fans and officials. >> we anticipate being sold out for the next four nights with reservations and dinner parties. we have several private dining rooms that are also booked for officials and special dinners and things like that. >> reporter: downtown restaurants, hotels and other businesses will all benefit from the tournament. >> it's an honor for us to host this event again. >> reporter: while the arena which just had the floor shipped in from ncaa headquarters will have its moment in the spotlight too. >> it showcases itself well. it looks great on tv. we have a full service staff here that works with the ncaa. so those are the reasons why we're
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. march madness is coming to town this week. we have a ground floor look at how this city and the economy is getting ready. there are renovation projects and then there is this. crews laying down the floor where march madness will happen inside hp pavilion. >> and a feather in the cap for this building. >> reporter: putting the arena in the national spot light with teams and fans from all over the country to follow. >> we are going to be showcasing our building on tv to a national audience. that is great exposure for the building and the city of san jose to showcase as not only a great athletic city but one of the great in the united states. >> reporter: the benefits will be felt outside hp pavilion. downtown san jose restaurants and hotels will be packed this week. >> we will be sold out starting tomorrow through saturday. >> reporter: as visitors pour money into a south bay economy that has been on a tech fuelled housing boosted roll. >> we anticipate being sold out with reservations and dinner parties. we have several private dining rooms booked for officials and special dinners and st
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Mar 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
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Mar 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
on they are going to try to privatize it. we don't want that. we cannot allow that to happen. >> with the economy improving, we're seeing the mail coming back a little bit slowly. what we've lost is bill paying. people pay bills online. it's free, convenient. that won't come back. we've reacted in a responsible way. >> he said they never laid anyone off. they used buyouts and other methods to reduce manpower. they are looking into using smart phones, package delivery options, testing a system where say you order by 9:00 a.m. and get package delivered by noon, he says the postal will be viable for the next 10 years. reporting live, christie smith. >>> a memorial growing in santa rosa today for a 14-year-old boy killed in a crash at a raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop in santa rosa. friends bringing flowers and candles and balloons to the front door leaving messages of support for the family. he was killed saturday night when a car on the the raceway lost control and slammed into the pit crew. the car was driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total
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Mar 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
. the 2600 passenger ship is expected to inject $1 million into the economy and each time it comes to port and it will carry 1,000 passengers to hawaii, lavealaska, and this, o course, will be the best stop. >>> runners will run across the bridge during the emerald across the bay 12k race. the race begins this morning at 8:30 from east fort baker in marin county ending in san francisco's aquatic park and it will not impact traffic on the golden gate bridge. >> and thousands of people showed up to watch san francisco's annual st. patrick's day parade yesterday morning and i hope this year's grand marshall, after the parade, organizers held a festival at the civic center and there are st. patrick's day activities. nbc bay area continues in just a moment. fitness gurus are ditching marathons for a new kind of race. we'll show you what's driving hundreds of people to put their lives at risk in the name of fitness. >>> here's the view right now looking over san francisco and as you can see it will be a gorgeous run across the golden gate bridge and hardly any clouds and there will be rain back
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Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
a growing economy. help fuel job growth and strengthen rising home prices and retail sales. the federal reserve will issue a policy statement and an update to its economic forecast. >>> 5:12. samsung taking on apple in another report this morning. reports that the company is working on a watch that works like a smartphone. if the idea sounds familiar, it is. apple was working on a wristwatch that would perform the same functions as the iphone and ipad. no word on how much the item would cost. it's the latest on samsung going head-to-head with apple. samsung unveiled the newest competition for apple's iphone. >>> the galaxy s4 seemed to have the cupertino company a little scared. after the release, apple created a why iphone to tell you why iphone is the best choice. 12 reasons why the iphone is better. just before samsung's release, an apple executive gave a series of interviews criticizing the system. >>> twitter getting in on the march madness for hoops. the san francisco company has a plan to keep you up-to-date on all the ncaa tournament happenings. sounds good to me. >> good mornin
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Mar 13, 2013 5:00am PDT
francisco it was estimated would bring bri in as much as $1.4 billion to the local economy. but this week, san francisco mayor ed lee said the latest projections slash that number nearly in half. plans for development along the bay were scaled back and fewer teams are even expected to take part in those final races. the city is still working on private fund-raising to try to cover now the cost of the event. big turn around there. >> interesting to see how that one pans out. >>> 5:10 right now. live coverage continues from vatican city. we've already seen today black smoke this morning. the voting is not over for the day. we're going back live to rome for an update. >>> plus a golfer, swallowed by a sink hole, but he lives to tell the tale. we'll hear from him next. >>> the dow will open yet again at a record level. we'll take a look at your mar t markets ahead of the bell coming up. >>> good wednesday morning to you. taking a live look outside. from the distance there, you see the bay bridge and you can see the ant-like cars moving across the santa already. we'll check that morning commu
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Mar 14, 2013 12:35am PDT
: in this economy, yeah. surprise is what she says when you call 911. that would be the worst if you called 911 and heard, "surprise! it's me, a celebrity!" [ impersonating trump ] "hi, it's donald trump, welcome to celebrity 911." [ laughter ] what is happening? he's like -- [ as travolta ] "it's john travolta i swear to god. it's 911 over here." >> no, it would be especially terrifying if it was me. >> jimmy: i want to show everyone a clip. here's abigail breslin and halle berry in the new movie "the call" in theaters firday. >> yeah, i can. >> is there any way you can break it out? [ banging ] good work. i need you to stick your arm out and wave it, wave it, wave it, okay? >> okay. >> 911, what is your emergency? >> someone's stuck in the trunk of the car in front of me. >> yo, i got her! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: there you go! go see abigail breslin and halle berry in "the call" this weekend. justin timberlake performs next. see you after the break, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest will release his new album "the 20/20 experienc
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Mar 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
questions on the economy but what investors really want to know if he's going to continue with economic stimulus. natalie? >> jackie deangelis at the new york stock exchange, thank you. >>> a routine stop gave police officers the fright of their lives. officers approached a man sitting in his parked car, said accidentally hit and killed a deer, stowing it in his trunk. the officers asked to see it, and as you saw, when they opened the trunk the young deer jumped out alive, he made a break for it, darted off to freedom in a nearby forest. surprise. still alive. go, little deer, go, go. >> oh my gosh. >> be free. a nightmare about that last night. >> meanwhile we have missed a huge story. >> it's breaking. did you know about this one? >> spring has sprung. >> look at us. >> we look like a bouquet here. >> color of easter eggs. >> a reality check. that's us right there in full color. >> that's our plaza. spring may not be in the air but it is on the plaza. we'll get outside and enjoy some of the flowers later on. >> there's still snow on the ground. i can't even believe it's spring. >> we'
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Mar 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
's arsenal. in the meantime he said that the u.s. will keep the toughest sanctions in place on iran's economy. >>> a subatomic particle discovered last summer is looking like an elusive higgs boson. on thursday the scientists made the breakthrough announcement about the so-called god particle that experts say gives mass to all other particles in the universe. particles were detected during experiments in the large hadron collider on the swiss/french border. >>> no budget break-through after the president met with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle but parties are scrambling to avert a government shutdown later this month. meanwhile, democrats have unveiled their budget blueprint that could see a full senate vote next week. >>> a full speed ahead on the tsa's plan to allow small knives on board. passenger planes. the agency head told the house homeland security committee on thursday that he is, in fact, standing by that proposal, despite growing backlash. >>> now to wall street. cnbc's mary thompson has the latest from the new york stock exchange on this friday. good morning to you, mary. >>
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